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Assigned to 357FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) escort mission; once the escort was complete, strafed aerodrome in vicinity of Albert, France, hit by machine gun fire and light flak and crashed. 24-Jun-44 Lt Joseph M Jenkins KIA MACR 5109

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Units served with

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 357th Fighter Group 364th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14036630 / O-805055
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Places

Aerial photograph of Leiston airfield looking south, the control tower and technical site are to the right, 16 October 1945. Photograph taken by No. 541 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/929. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Theberton/Saxmundham

Events

Event Location Date Description

Crashed

Failed to Return (FTR)

Albert, France 1944-05-24 - 1944-05-24 Failed to Return (FTR) escort mission with Lt Jenkins; Strafing aerodrome hit by flak, crashed MACR 5109

Assigned

Leiston, UK Assigned to 357FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF.

Manufactured

Dallas, Texas Built at NA Dallas, Texas.

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:13
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 5109 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database